News archive from 14 March 2013, page 8

'Rags to riches' man in royal link

Genealogists have discovered a distant "rags to riches" Irish cousin of Prince William on a unique 19th century document dedicated to an English lord. The artefact - known as the Morpeth Roll - contains the signatures of more than 160,000...

 
Concert in aid of Children’s society

Concert in aid of Children’s society

A CHARITY concert to raise money for the Children's Society, whilst highlighting important issues around child sexual exploitation, will be hosted at Lancashire Constabulary Headquarters on Tuesday. The event, organised by Lancashire Constabulary’s...

 

Youth jail 'should be last resort'

Young criminals with only "minor" offences to their name should be given a clean sheet at the age of 18 years old, a report by an influential group of MPs says. The law should be changed to ensure only the most serious and prolific young...

 

'Rags to riches' man in royal link

Genealogists have discovered a distant "rags to riches" Irish cousin of Prince William on a unique 19th century document dedicated to an English lord. The artefact - known as the Morpeth Roll - contains the signatures of more than 160,000...

 

'Rags to riches' man in royal link

Genealogists have discovered a distant "rags to riches" Irish cousin of Prince William on a unique 19th century document dedicated to an English lord. The artefact - known as the Morpeth Roll - contains the signatures of more than 160,000...

 

Pets at risk from 'deadly diets'

More than 18 million pets are at risk of early death because of poor diets which often include takeaways, crisps and cakes, according to a report. Unprecedented numbers of dogs, cats and rabbits are fed "potentially life-threatening" meals...

 

Huge rise in on-the-spot fines

The number of on-the-spot fines issued by public authorities each year has seen a 16-fold increase in the last decade, campaigners revealed. The number of fixed penalty notices issued by police, local authorities and schools has risen to 226,640 in...

 
Drivers face delays

Drivers face delays

Drivers are being warned of potential delays as bridgework continues. Vital repair works will be carried out to fix damage to the parapet wall of Tarleton Bank Hall Bridg on the A59 between Preston and Southport and drivers in the area are being asked...

 

'Rags to riches' man in royal link

Genealogists have discovered a distant "rags to riches" Irish cousin of Prince William on a unique 19th century document dedicated to an English lord. The artefact - known as the Morpeth Roll - contains the signatures of more than 160,000...

 

Rent rises 'push families to edge'

Tenants are resorting to "drastic" measures such as using payday loans and dipping into their children's savings just to hang on to their homes, a charity has warned. Shelter is calling for greater stability to be built into tenancy...

 

Rent rises 'push families to edge'

Tenants are resorting to "drastic" measures such as using payday loans and dipping into their children's savings just to hang on to their homes, a charity has warned. Shelter is calling for greater stability to be built into tenancy...

 

Youth jail 'should be last resort'

Young criminals with only "minor" offences to their name should be given a clean sheet at the age of 18 years old, a report by an influential group of MPs says. The law should be changed to ensure only the most serious and prolific young...

 

Huge rise in on-the-spot fines

The number of on-the-spot fines issued by public authorities each year has seen a 16-fold increase in the last decade, campaigners revealed. The number of fixed penalty notices issued by police, local authorities and schools has risen to 226,640 in...

 

Pets at risk from 'deadly diets'

More than 18 million pets are at risk of early death because of poor diets which often include takeaways, crisps and cakes, according to a report. Unprecedented numbers of dogs, cats and rabbits are fed "potentially life-threatening" meals...

 
Driver hit with fines

Driver hit with fines

A motorist caught driving without a licence while not wearing a seatbelt has been fined £400. David Wallace, 45, of Catforth Road, Catforth, near Preston, was proved guilty in his absence at South Ribble Magistrates’ Court of committing the offences...

 


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